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How to use a Push Button - Arduino Tutorial

Push buttons or switches connect two points in a circuit when you press them. This example turns on one led when the button pressed once, and off …


Remote Control Your Mac With Node.js and Arduino

The combination of Arduinos and Node.js allows us to do a lot of unexpected things. In this article, I'll show how you can create a remote control …


Build a Wireless Alarm Clock with an Arduino

Alarm clocks are cheap and abundant, but they’re pretty boring. If you want to make your own, Instructables user Paranoid Legend shows you how to …


Color sensors and Arduino serial communication for beginners

Hi all, I'm going to talk about color sensors: how to build and calibrate one and how to use it with serial communication through an Arduino …


Basic Windows Remote Arduino

In this project, we will use Windows Remote Arduino to turn an LED on and off. It is a simple example, but will reveal the power that the library can …

PCB designing and isolation milling only using free Software

In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCB's, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a …

Computer Hardware

The Making of A DIY Brushless Gimbal with Arduino

This is a story of my third project with cheap gyro and Arduino.After the earlier two projects, Easy Inverted Pendulum and 3D Calligraphy, I have …

Using a scrap ordinary house alarm PIR with Arduino

If you are like me and don't like to throw away junk electronic items, you may have an old PIR sensor from an ordinary house alarm at the bottom of …

Computer Hardware

Arduino Comparison Guide

Contributors: Jimb0


Let’s face it, there are a a lot of different Arduino boards out there. How do you decide which one you need for your …

Computer Hardware

Arduino Announces New Brand, Genuino, Manufacturing Partnership with Adafruit

Through a U.S. manufacturing partnership with Adafruit and the launch of a new global sister brand called Genuino, today announces a couple of big moves that address the manufacturing challenges that have emerged for the company over the past few months.

Much of 2015 has seen the …


Talking Arduino Zero with Atmel

One of the biggest pieces of news from this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area was the announcement that the Arduino Zero will be shipping soon. We talk to Atmel‘s “Wizard of Make”, Bob Martin, about the board.

On the surface the board may look very similar to the Arduino Leonardo, but there are big …

Arduboy - Card Sized Gaming

Arduboy is a new game system for classic games

Brilliant OLED Display• 
6 Soft-Touch Tactile Buttons
2 Channel Piezo Speaker
Durable Metal & Polycarbonate


Program Your Arduino from Your Chromebook

I own a Chromebook Pixel. It’s light and convenient, and sometimes it can be a lot handier than lugging around a full laptop. However it’s not my main machine, because there are some things it just can’t do.

Programming an Arduino Uno from a Chromebook using Codebender.

Until today one of those …


Samsung Announces Their Entry into the Arduino Family

When you think about Samsung, the first products that come to mind are probably phones or televisions, not Maker-focused electronics. Today, with their announcement at Internet of Things World, Samsung has entered the Maker world with their ARTIK platform, an Arduino compatible family of devices …

Hack These Cool Off-the-Shelf Toys into Robots

There’s a long tradition of hacking toys to make robots. Why settle for what some manufacturer designed? Add a microcontroller to an R/C car and you have an instant self stopping robot car. Stick some RFID electronics in a teddy bear and suddenly it can respond to objects around it. Hacking is all …

High-Speed Splash Photography Rig with Arduino

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Capture stunning shots at the moment of impact

Photos of items dropping into water (or other liquids) always have the potential to fascinate — the dramatic splashdown, the explosion of flying droplets frozen in time. They’re also increasingly seen in commercial images — look in your …


Displaying Web APIs on an Arduino LCD Using Node.js

LCDs. They’re fun. It’s one of the coolest ways to bring a voice to your Arduino as it speaks through glowing text. In this article we’re going to …


Brobot: The Emotionally Responsive Robot

This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (

I …

Sneak peek on the new, web-based Arduino Create

We always stress the fact that Arduino is not only a matter of hardware. Arduino has two other important pieces, the software and the community. We …


Automation Board

The Automation Board

The Automation Board is 100% compatible with the Arduino Uno. This way it allows the enjoyment of all the easy programming and …


What is a Breakout Board for Arduino

How to Control a Nixie Tube with an Arduino

A Nixie Tube is a Neon gas-filled tube, that has a wiremesh anode with various cathodes shaped like numbers or symbols. Back in the 1950s they were …

Connect Raspberry Pi and Arduino with Serial USB Cable

Using USB Cable Between Raspberry Pi and Arduino

There are many ways of connecting the Raspberry Pi and Arduino, such as using the GPIO and Serial …

Windows 10 is now available on Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Microsoft is aiming at making Windows 10 the OS for all connected devices, and now it’s aiming at the Internet of Things by releasing a build for Raspberry Pi and Arduino.

The developer preview for Windows 10 IoT Core insider will work with the Raspberry Pi 2, MinnowBoard Max and Intel Galileo. …

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Building an automated plant watering system with Arduino

This DIY solution will prevent you from killing another houseplant.If you’re heading out of town for a long weekend and don’t want your plants to …

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Microsoft and Arduino Announce Hardware-Support Collaboration

Microsoft seems to be getting more and more Maker friendly, and today their courtship moves further forward with the surprise announcement of two new collaborations with microcontroller makers Arduino.

Both projects, announced at the Microsoft developer conference Build, involve Windows 10, and both …

[Tutorial #2] Line Follower Robot with Android and Arduino

Welcome, Aron here! In the last year I worked in a Line Follower Robot with Android and Arduino, or the project Timótheo.

To complete this project, we …


Build a Kickass Robot Arm: The Perfect Arduino Project for Beginners

The Arduino is a cheap, fun way to get into building your own electronics. It can also be daunting to get started. Here, we’ll show you how to get a …


Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Wire Your Arduino Sensors to the Cloud with Temboo Streaming

Our friends at Temboo just introduced a new way to log data from an Arduino Yún to the cloud. Called Streaming, it lets you visually select the …